DigitalGlobe headquarters
DigitalGlobe's headquarters in Westminster, Colorado. Credit: DigitalGlobe

DigitalGlobe has named Gary W. Ferrera as its executive vice president and chief financial officer effective March 9.

Interim Chief Financial Officer Fred Graffam will remain in that role until that time.

Prior to joining DigitalGlobe, Ferrera was CFO at Intrawest Resort Holdings. He also held CFO positions at Great Wolf Resorts and National CineMedia. He also worked as an investment banker at Citigroup and Bear Stearns as well as an international tax consultant for Arthur Andersen.

“Over the last four years, we have built a leadership team equipped to propel DigitalGlobe to the next phase of growth and shareowner value creation,” DigitalGlobe Chief Executive Jeffrey R. Tarr said in a statement. “Gary’s track record as a public company CFO with experience in technology, information and capital-intensive businesses, combined with investment banking and accounting, is exactly what we were looking for in our next CFO.”